VISNEWS filmed French President De Gaulle feted by Rome in the City Hall, June 26.?
VISNEWS filmed French President De Gaulle feted by Rome in the City Hall, June 26. He was guest of honour at a banquet given by Rome Mayor Cioccetti. President Gronchi, members of the Italian Government, Diplomatic Corps members and many other notables were present.
Before the banquet De Gaulle was given a silver statuette of the she-wolf feeding Remus and Romulus, founders of ancient Rome.
The French President is on a five-day state visit to Italy. Earlier, June 23, he was accompanied by President Gronchi to the battlefield of Magenta for the centennial celebrations of the Franco-Italian victory over the Austro-Hungarian armies.